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Contract Recruiter

Bungie is seeking a motivated and skillful, results-driven recruiter to help continue our success in building high performing, passionate, and innovative teams responsible for creating amazing experiences like Halo to Destiny. Our studio needs a recruiter who will play a key role in growing the business while we continue into the next phase as a fully independent game studio. Our ideal candidate will aid in bridging the gap between opening and offer, one candidate at a time. You will partner closely with hiring managers and studio leadership to help develop, deliver, and execute an inclusive and diverse talent strategy plan that aligns with Bungie’s growth plans. You will also help to provide critical talent insights to help inform and influence our recruitment process, hiring philosophies, and overall assessment practices.

Duration: 12 months



  • Understand Bungie’s hiring needs and translate those needs into effective and efficient candidate generation strategies
  • Own and manage the full cycle recruitment process - source superlative candidates, interview, extend offers and close reqs
  • Drive talent engagement and manage the full cycle recruitment process across several teams: source, identify, and cultivate relationships with active and passive candidates to fill current needs and for future candidate pipelining
  • Screen candidates for availability, interest level, eligibility to work in the U.S., salary expectations, relocation needs, relevant skills and experience, and core competencies and present them to appropriate hiring teams
  • Attend job fairs, conventions and conferences such as college career fairs and GDC
  • Advise hiring managers on all aspects of the hiring process
  • Understand candidate needs and successfully close candidates; use a high degree of professionalism and savviness in generating and negotiating complex offers that typically involve pre-closing, competitive/counter offers, multifaceted total compensation plans, and equity to understand what will resonate and compel candidates to Bungie
  • Ensure that every candidate has an outstanding and inclusive experience
  • Maintain and encourage further development of recruitment initiatives/programs (e.g. employee referral program, relocation programs, compensation surveys, etc.)

Required Skills

  • Full cycle recruitment and candidate generation experience
  • Demonstrated experience recruiting for various levels within an organization
  • Proven ability creating candidate pipelines and a track record of successfully filling complex roles
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization; operating in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to implement targeted sourcing initiatives utilizing a variety of tools including LinkedIn, Boolean, Hiretual, Chrome Extensions, and other internet research tactics
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability of taking initiative and building strong productive relationships
  • Skill and experience with coaching hiring managers
  • Provide constant updates and communication (via email, chat, in-person) with hiring teams, stakeholders, and candidates alike so they are aware and up to speed with the latest updates and where things are at in the recruitment funnel
  • Experience with an Applicant Tracking System, preferably Greenhouse

Nice To Have Skills

  • Interest in games and/or previous recruiting experience in the video game industry
  • Previous experience driving diversity sourcing strategies
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience